70545Re: [ksurf] 5th line help required
- Aug 14 8:45 AMSorry to say this but I finally gave-up on the 5th line for the same
reason - There were no instructions, there was no consensus on the
beach and it was just getting tangled. I'm curious to know the answer
On Aug 14, 2007, at 8:12 AM, rockhopper25 wrote:
> Hi guys I am a complete newby to kitesurfing I have just bought my
> first equipment which comprises of a Naish boxer 12 mtr kite and a
> Naish 5th line bar. The equipment is second hand.
> I have been watching other people and from what I have seen the 5th
> line seems to be made of a line going straight up to the leading edge
> of the kite and connecting via a series of knots at different levels.
> On my bar the 5th line is made up from a line connected to a piece of
> bungee cord then another line which goes up to the leading edge and
> connects to another line with the knots. The kite seems to fly ok but
> the line is very loose and hangs a lot.
> I have asked a few people about this on the beach but I can never get
> any sense from them they just tell me if it flys its ok.
> Is it normal to have a 5th line made from kite line and elastic
> bungee and should it be hanging or tight.
> Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me with this.
> Regards Brian
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